Anthony Petri was born and raised in Southern California. He has been surfing over fifteen years. From 2009 – 2016 he lived in Hawai’i on the island of O’ahu where he perfected his skills as a waterman. Since his return to California, he was appointed Director of Operations at his friend’s surf school, Malibu Surf Coach. For the past ten years he has built complete training structure into surf education and ocean safety programs for children and adults. His goal is to now spread the joy of surfing in a fun and friendly environment for all ages and skill levels.